shut off car but oil,battery and engine light are still on and cant restart car

Asked by Jan 30, 2014 at 03:38 PM about the 1989 Honda Civic DX Hatchback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

while car was running if i step on
brakes headlights dim same when
turning on heater, radio,rear defogger

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Sounds like a dead battery to me. What is the voltage? Can you take it out and take it over to your local auto parts store for them to test it for free?

would the lights and radio stay on if the battery is dead?

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